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Tikkun Carmel: An Initiative to Rebuild the Carmel

‏יום שלישי ‏22 ‏מרץ ‏2011

TIKKUN CARMEL CONFERENCE 

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE

MARCH 24TH – 25TH 2011 18-19 ADAR BEIT, 5771

 “Man requires Tikkun – mending.” Breshint Raba, 11 All participants will be donating  their time and all proceeds will be used to support the regeneration of the Carmel forest.
 
Tikkun Carmel is an IMPJ (the Israeli Reform Movement) initiative led by the Reform congregation “Ohel Avraham”-Leo Baeck, and in partnership with the Moriah Masorti Congregation and Movement. The two-day Tikkun Carmel Conference is a cross-communal cooperative venture between Secular, Orthodox, Reform and Masorti Israelis and is a statement of solidarity in the wake of the catastrophic Carmel Forest Fire of December 2010.  

Tikkun Carmel Goals: 

• Raise awareness of the meaningful value of the Carmel Forest with respect to our past, present and future. 

• Spiritual healing and solidarity with the people of the region. 

• Reinforce the religious significance and diversity of the people in the area. 

• Strengthen awareness of the deep connection between people and land, and our inexorable environmental and communal responsibility. 

• Financial support for the regeneration of the Carmel forest region. 


Program: Tikkun Carmel will offer a rich selection of study sessions, workshops, guided tours and performances. Program highlights include:  Guided tours in Ein Hod Artists’ village and in neighboring Ein Hud Arab village.  Women Rabbis’ Beit Midrash.  Midnight Prayer Tikkun at the forest near Kibbutz Beit Oren.  Ecological Life workshops for children and adults.  Rich musical programming, main performance by a well known Israeli Artist.

Venue: As a statement of solidarity with the people of Hof Ha’Carmel in Israel, Tikkun Carmel will be held within a local school and community center near Kerem- Maharal. 

Time: Tikkun Carmel will begin on Thursday, March 24th at 4 pm and will end on Friday, March 25th at 2 pm. 


All participants will be donating  their time and all proceeds will be used to support the regeneration of the Carmel forest.